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Santa Monica Bay consists of 50 miles of scenic coastline with 22 separate public beaches, providing recreational opportunities to visitors year round.
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  • Average9%
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Los Angeles, CA 90013
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"santa monica"
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"great beach"
in 69 reviews
"street promenade"
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"venice beach"
in 172 reviews
"clean beach"
in 35 reviews
"bubba gumps"
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"beautiful area"
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"amusement park"
in 51 reviews
"bike path"
in 26 reviews
"the pacific ocean"
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"people watching"
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"muscle beach"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

have spent many enjoyable hours on this beautiful beach , which is the widest of beaches i have travelled to. .and nice and close to santa monica shops etc, great day out

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely worth a visit especially at sunset. Go visit the camera obscura while your in the area. A must see.

Thank Cwatsonandtravel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved the pier and attractions. Also visited the DownTown area with all it's shops and eateries (2nd street). Rented bicycles & took the cycle path up to Venice beach. Not so much a fan of Venice beach. Did not feel unsafe but traveling with kids...More

Thank Johann T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was beautiful quite place with awesome view .near the beach there are some shops on the street you can do shopping.found some great deals on shoes .

Thank Haneef M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our morning here, great beach (bit windy), loved the pier, lots of great local shops nearby. Clean.

Thank Promart1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving down Pacific Coast Highway during a sunny clear day is a real treat where Santa Monica meets the ocean. Parking on or below the Pier is quite pricey but if you're going to have Dinner and drinks at the Bubba Gumps Bar (tell Chrissy...More

Thank stevemiller007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We park near the beach and was only a few dollars. The walk along the beach is very long but you can hire bikes and electric scooters making this easy. Wide choose of eating with different prices,. The pier has a fun fair and people...More

Thank Spice2uk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was there at 5pm and stayed until 8pm. Fun place with small shops and a nice restaurant at the end of the pier that has great views of the the pier.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled here from down town LA in a train, well worth the effort. A busy and popular place plenty to do and see. Many cafes

Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In love with Santa Monica beach, such a stunning and cool place to see. Whenever I visit LA, Santa Monica is a must see. The promenade is full of shops, coffe shops / restaurants so you can really enjoy your walk. The best time to...More

Thank Daria M
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Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Foody456
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Kgnof1977 | Reviewed this property |
Air Food will surprise you with true French food. Interesting menu and stunning flavours. Casual and reasonably priced too. One for true food lovers. It’s about 5 minutes walk or less from the Pier.
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Foody456
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Rebecca R | Reviewed this property |
You are talking about “movie stars”? Go to Malibu, north end of Santa Monica Bay- a lot of “stars” live there. Go to any of the shopping areas on PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). Also stars live in Pacific Palisades- walk the... More
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Mary L
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Belzob | Reviewed this property |
I say.........................go prepared! People in CA find the warmest temps cold while if you are coming from the South you are so happy to have the same temperatures. Easy to take a jacket and sweaters off - tough to... More
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